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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 184 +4, 13 strokes, cangjie input 人戈竹水 (OIHE), four-corner 81747, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1417, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 44064
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1941, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4444, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+98EF

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *bonʔ, *bons): semantic  ‎(food) + phonetic  ‎(OC *panʔ, *pʰan).

Etymology[edit]

Compare Proto-Mon-Khmer *puuŋ ‎(cooked rice), whence Mon ပုၚ် ‎(pɜŋ, cooked rice).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (3) (3)
Final () (66) (66)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bʉɐnX/ /bʉɐnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/bʷiɐnX/ /bʷiɐnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/biuɐnX/ /biuɐnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/buanX/ /buanH/
Li
Rong
/biuɐnX/ /biuɐnH/
Wang
Li
/bĭwɐnX/ /bĭwɐnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱi̯wɐnX/ /bʱi̯wɐnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fàn fàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
fàn fàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ bjonX › ‹ bjonH ›
Old
Chinese
/*bo[n]ʔ/ /*bo[n]ʔ-s/
English eat cooked rice or millet

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 2976 2977
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*bonʔ/ /*bons/

Definitions[edit]

  1. cooked rice
  2. food
  3. meal   (Classifier: m; c)
  4. to eat
  5. to give food to; to let someone eat; to feed

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term
めし
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana めし, romaji meshi)

  1. cooked rice
  2. (informal) meal
     (めし) ()
    meshi o kuu
    eat a meal

Usage notes[edit]

This is an informal way to refer to food, and  () ‎(kuu) is a correspondingly informal way to say "eat."


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ban) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer pan, Yale pan)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phạn)

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